Woman suddenly dies after W. Africa trip, sparks Ebola panic

November 19, 2014 10:04 AM

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A woman who had recently returned from West Africa suddenly died while being styled at a Brooklyn hair salon Tuesday afternoon, sparking an Ebola panic as responders in HazMat suits scrambled to secure the scene.

The 40-year-old woman keeled over in her salon chair inside the business on Belmont Avenue in Brownsville at 2:30 p.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent heart attack, sources said.

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